Eurydice to Orpheus - A Picture by Leighton

Robert Browning 1812 (Camberwell) – 1889 (Venice)



But give them me, the mouth, the eyes, the brow!
Let them once more absorb me! One look now
Will lap me round for ever, not to pass
Out of its light, though darkness lie beyond:
Hold me but safe again within the bond
Of one immortal look! All woe that was,
Forgotten, and all terror that may be,
Defied, no past is mine, no future: look at me!
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Submitted on August 03, 2020

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Scheme AABCCDEE
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 336
Words 69
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8

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